Two giants of Post-War American painting will be united in Christie?s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 7 March 2017 in London. Mark Rothko?s groundbreaking No. 1 (1949, estimate on request), is one of the artist?s earliest...Show More Summary
This January the Nevada Museum of Art welcomes paintings and rare drawings by Maynard Dixon, one of the premier artists working in the American West during the first half of the twentieth century. Drawn from the private collections of Bruce C. Show More Summary
Edward Cella Art & Architecture presents Guerrero: Calder & Nevelson, In Their Studios, an exhibition of captivating photographs from the estate of Pedro E. Guerrero. Best known for his images of the life and work of American architect,...Show More Summary
An exhibition of two-hundred thirty celebrated prints by American icon Winslow Homer at the Butler Institute?s Trumbull location opening Sunday, January 22, 2017. Winslow Homer, arguably the most popular artist and illustrator of nineteenth...Show More Summary
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art announced this week the appointment of Brandy S. Culp to the position of Richard Koopman Curator of American Decorative Arts. After a multi-year, national search, museum leadership cited Culp's passion...Show More Summary
Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 1:58 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: A dark vision of America in Trump's inaugural address (analysis) Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country...
Howard Sherman: "While there are those in the visual art community who have called for inauguration day, on January 20, to be met with an art strike, asking that institutions be closed in protest, I'm glad to say I've not seen the idea gain much traction in the performing arts community. Indeed, in addition to […]
We are all equally American. That’s the message artist Shepard Fairey and others are hammering home with a campaign titled “We the People,” which calls for posters printed in newspapers to be used as protest art Friday at inauguration demonstrations. In an interview with The Times, Fairey said...
Peter Buwert, Edinburgh Napier University The American street artist Shepard Fairey created a poster for Barack Obama’s presidential election campaign. It was 2008 and the simple red, beige and blue stencilled image of Obama’s face over the word “HOPE” quickly became the iconic image of the...
After British Vogue declared cleavage was over, maybe we shouldn't be surprised that American Vogue has its own strange ideas up its sleeve! The magazine is encouraging people to dress like high school and college art teachers and calling it ~fashion~! Related: Vogue Tests Emma Stone's Knowledge Of Ryan Gosling Color us style-deficient, but we don't get it! Here's [...]
It's sadly fitting that the National Endowment for the Arts, one of the latest targets of President-elect Trump’s insatiable pique, began as an act of hope. While the idea that the arts “have a primary claim” on patriotic Americans can...Show More Summary
The National Endowment for the Arts, the independent federal agency that promotes and funds art in American communities, will be eliminated if the Trump administration has its way, the Hill reported Thursday. The NEA provides direct grants to art agencies and artists throughout the country. In...
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Today, The Studio Museum in Harlem announced the appointment of Connie H. Choi to the position of Associate Curator, Permanent Collection. Choi, currently Assistant Curator of American Art at the Brooklyn Museum, will begin work at the Studio Museum on February 6, 2017. Show More Summary
When Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, the Getty-funded exhibition series devoted to Latino and Latin American art, kicks off this fall, it will be with a bang. More specifically, with a celebratory concert announced Wednesday featuring the Grammy-winning Mexican rock band Café Tacvba, L.A. roots...
On Wednesday, Ebony magazine revealed its February cover featuring some truly beautiful art: a reimagining Grant Wood’s American Gothic as a black family bracing themselves for a world where Donald Trump is the President of the United States. Read more...
Warning: This article features some rather explicit artwork and is not appropriate for work. Including the image below. The 2016 presidential campaign was without a doubt the most explicit in our nation’s history. The American public...Show More Summary
Nettrice Gaskins examines the ongoing crisis of representation in cultural institutions, ultimately arriving at what she sees as a "polyculturalist" future for art, in which it moves away from dialectical identity politics to a sphere of fluid identities.
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art presents a solo exhibition by American artist Tschabalala Self. Showing for the first time in the United Kingdom it brings together works drawn from the first five years of her artistic career. Show More Summary
Over eight years ago, street artist Shepard Fairey created a graphic portrait of then-presidential-candidate Barack Obama, an image that promptly became ingrained in the minds of most American citizens. The image’s sole written word,...Show More Summary